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Her name's Elizabeth, but we call her Liz.
The teachers always called us by our surnames.
The President called him 'a genuine hero'.
I would call what's happening there a war.
It is sometimes called the Garden State because there is so much green.
Did you call me?
Her father called up the stairs.
He called to the driver to stop.
Paul called to the waiter for another drink.
When I call your name, raise your hand.
She called me up to the office to explain.
He called me over and gave me a telling-off.
He's been called to a meeting with the vice-president.
Robinson was called before the commission last week.
Can you call a taxi for me?
Jack went to call an ambulance.
Eventually the police were called.
Firefighters were called to a blaze at a school.
This train calls at Hagley and all stations to Birmingham.
The situation in the East is hard to call.
It's very difficult to call the market.
if a cat purrs, it makes a continuous quiet low sound because it is happy
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